Thursday 26 May 2022
May 26, 2022
Taliban's Burqa Decree Exposes Afghan Women To Increasing Domestic Abuse
The Taliban recently ordered Afghan women to cover their faces in public and has said it would punish the male relatives of any woman who fails to do so. Women who spoke to RFE/RL's Radio Azadi said their male relatives have stopped them from leaving home, where they are exposed to increasing abuse.
May 26, 2022
'Invisible' Afghan Women Protest Continued School Closure
A group of women have staged a protest in Kabul against the continued closure of schools for girls above the sixth grade as a senior UN official has warned the Taliban's restrictions on women's rights are aimed at making women "invisible."
May 24, 2022
Mobile Schools Provide Hope For Afghan Children -- Especially For Girls
Afghan volunteers have organized a mobile educational program to tour remote areas, giving children hope after the Taliban closed schools for girls in March. An Afghan NGO, Pen Path, gives lessons and library books to children who might otherwise be starved of any opportunity to learn.
May 20, 2022
Worst Fears Of Iranian Dissidents In Afghanistan Realized After Arrests, Killing
Since the Taliban seized power, two Iranian dissidents have allegedly been arrested and another mysteriously killed in Afghanistan. Rights groups say the incidents follow a familiar pattern of arbitrary arrests.
May 19, 2022
Hostilities Grow Between Taliban And Tajikistan Amid Border Closure, Truck Seizures
The already tense relations between Afghanistan's Taliban authorities and neighboring Tajikistan have worsened in recent weeks. In the latest incident to test the countries' relations, the Taliban closed the border with Tajikistan and seized dozens of Tajik trucks transporting goods to Afghanistan.
Three Senior Pakistani Taliban Commanders Killed In Blast In Afghanistan2
Killing Of Senior TTP Commanders In Afghanistan Strikes Blow To Militants, Possible Peace With Pakistan3
Al-Qaeda Chief Killed In Posh Kabul Neighborhood Largely Built With U.S. Taxpayer Money4
One Year After Seizing Power, Is The Taliban Here To Stay?5
Surge In Targeted Killings In Northwestern Pakistan Aims To 'Silence Dissenting Voices'6
Exclusive: German Foreign Minister Says Women In Afghanistan Experiencing 'Biggest Violation Of Rights On Earth'7
At Least Eight Killed In Bomb Blast In Shi'ite Neighborhood Of Kabul; Islamic State Claims Responsibility8
Pakistani Soldiers Killed In Blast In Tribal District Bordering Afghanistan9
'Tsunami Of Trees' Sweeps Pakistan10
Afghanistan's Bare Dastarkhaans Reveal Rising Poverty, Hunger Under The Taliban